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on "to the contrary" with bonnie erbe: up first, an exclusive interview with white house senior advisor valerie jarrett, plus journalist ron suskind on claimwomen felt frozen out in the early days of the obama presidency. behind the headlines, former michigan governor jennifer granholm on her tumultuous years leading that state - and what america can learn from michigan. >> hello, i'm irene natividad in for bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. i'm happy to report bonnie will return to the show in two weeks. we begin today with charges the early obama white house was not a good place for women: >> the boys teamed up with the boys and the girls with the girls and all of a sudden, the boys were running things and the women felt left out. >> these charges are in a new book "confidence men," by pulitzer prize-winning journalist ron suskind. he details how top female advisers felt excluded from key policy decisions. senior advisor valerie jarrett does not dispute gender friction in the early days but says it was addressed
funding provided by: additional funding provided by: >> this week on "to the contrary with bonnie erbe," up first, president obama's jobs plan. how might it impact women, children and families. then, america on heightened alert as we remember 9/11 ten years later. more on the threat. and we'll hear from a woman who lost her husband in the attacks. behind the headlines, new york senator kirsten gillibrand's campaign urging women to get in the game. hello, i'm linda chavez in for bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. we begin with the president's plan to fix the country's job crisis. >> >> after revealing the american jobs act to congress and the american public, president obama is taking his message on the road. the plan creates more jobs for construction workers, teachers, veterans, and the long-term unemployed. it provides tax breaks for companies who hire new workers and cuts payroll taxes in half for every working american and every small business. he also called for reforming the medicare program. >> i real
'm tara wall sitting in for bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, the nation's capital takes on kids and sex. a new standardized test in the district of columbia will test children on more than just reading and math. this test will have questions on human sexuality, contraception and drug use. the 50-question exam debuts this spring and is the nation's first and only. washington, d.c., has some of the country's highest rates for teen pregnancy and stds and school officials hope the test will explain what knowledge students have about these topics. but sex education and standardized testing are controversial topics for parents and teachers. and some parents are concerned sex education topics will now be taught to the test like reading and math. others praise the district's new initiative but worry it doesn't do enough for prevention. the test will also include questions about exercise, healthy eating and mental health. >> is the district doing the right thing for its students? >> tara, i don't know about th
of terrorism that you physically endanger another person's life. i mean, you don't have to be bonnie and clyde to be a bank robber, and you don't have to be al qaeda to be a terrorist. >> i don't think these people are terrorists. i think the people and the agencies and the industry that they're fighting are the true terrorists. when you've got big timber companies coming into the northwest, clear-cutting old- growth forest; big oil companies with their big oil spills that cost billions and billions and billions of dollars-- you don't see the fbi raiding these executives' homes or anything like that. they aren't being threatened with life in prison. all they really do is just pay a fine and move on to the next court. >> the old adage that, you know, one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter is true. you know, if you agree with their motives, "wow, they're a hero. they're not a terrorist at all." if you disagree with their motives, then they're a terrorist. that's tough, okay? that's why its a whole lot cleaner to deal with crimes. g,i ood cthris, t n-crimes. okay, im good with that.
town, as well as bonny walid, which has a tribe that has been traditionally quite pro qaddafi. there are people inside these places who may feel that they have no choice. they're a bit desperado. they worry if they do give up they may be executed and they really have nothing to lose by continuing to fight. >> reporter: tara, you had a very interesting piece in the "washington post" this morning talking about the fact that libyans, ordinary libyans are growing impatient with their leadership. what did you mean? explain that a little more. >> well, ordinary libyans are not hearing very much about the process of nation building that's going on right now. and part of the reason for this is because there is some chaos within that process. libya is basically a country that was left without any institutions, unlike egypt and tunisia. libya has no real army to speak of. libya has no parliamentary body. many of its institutions are just in complete disarray. and so libyans are waiting for these institutions to start up again, and in order for that to happen, there has to be some sort o
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